17 April 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 705
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A SOUTH AMERICAN SILVER SOUP TUREEN
20th Century, apparently unmarked
The oval body on four ball and claw feet with foliate joins, with two loop handles with foliate joins, the removable domed cover with floral finial.
11¾in. (30cm.) across handles; 65oz.
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